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Wednesday, November 14, 2007

How Many Flips Does This Make on ONE Issue for Hillary?

Hillary said she supported Eliot Spitzer's plan to issue illegal immigrants driver's licenses, within three minutes flip flopped and said she didn't support it, that was at the last Democratic debate.

The next day, she did an incredible back flip.

6 days later, via Politico, we saw that she yet again couldn't answer that very same question...YES OR NO.

She started having some serious problems after that original gaffe which of course she blamed on everyone BUT herself.

This morning reports came out showing that Eliot Spitzer abandoned that ill begotten plan, but not before it had kicked her in the what does Hillary do now, after the fact?

Now she makes a firm decision that she is once again against the plan!!!!!

After all the hoopla, N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer is dropping his plan to provide driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. But the damage to the Democratic presidential candidates - and, overwhelmingly, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton - is done.

Clinton waffled on the question of whether she supported the Spitzer proposal during an Oct. 30 debate that has haunted her in the weeks since. In her answer that night, Clinton both defended and objected to the idea of giving permits to undocumented residents.

And in an attempt to "clarify" her position the next day, Clinton sympathized with governors in Spitzer's position, and her advisers said it amounted to her backing his plan.

But now that Spitzer has abandoned his unpopular effort - one he said would bring illegal immigrants "out of the shadows" and help improve road safety - Clinton has a new, firm position: she is against driver's licenses for illegal immigrants.

"I support Governor Spitzer's decision today to withdraw his proposal. His difficult job is made that much harder by the failure of the Congress and the White House to pass comprehensive immigration reform," Clinton said in a statement.

"As President, I will not support drivers' licenses for undocumented people and will press for comprehensive immigration reform that deals with all of the issues around illegal immigration including border security and fixing our broken system."

Clinton's original statements had left her plenty of wiggle room. But her campaign officials had insisted - that day, anyway -- that she supported Spitzer, however tepidly. Now it seems that was not really the case.

Wow, it has only taken 2 weeks for her to give answer a simple yes or no question and she only did it when the answer didn't mean anything anymore because Spitzer shelved the plan.

What a joke this woman is....

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